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SPE toy donation rolls into 15th year


January 26, 2015 2:01 pm ET

Continuing its holiday tradition, the Detroit section of the Society of Plastics Engineers donated more than 30,000 toys to Detroit-area charities in December.

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Spontak leads list of SPE award winners


January 22, 2015 4:56 pm ET

Richard Spontak, an authority in nano-technology and North Carolina State University's distinguished professor chemical and biomolecular engineering and materials science and engineering, has won the International Award from the Society of Plastics...

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SPE extends contest deadline


January 21, 2015 3:23 pm ET

The Society of Plastic Engineers is extending the deadline for nominations in its second annual Plastics for Life global parts competition.

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Nominations due for SPE 'Plastics for Life' global parts competition


December 31, 2014 10:18 am ET

The Society of Plastic Engineers is seeking nominations for its second annual Plastics for Life global parts competition.

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SPE ready to roll out 'The Chain'


December 31, 2014 10:12 am ET

Mark Jan. 6 on your calendar. That's when the Society of Plastics Engineers plans to launch its social media site, called The Chain.

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Obituary: Patsy Beall, 79, industry activist


November 25, 2014 1:18 pm ET

Patsy Beall, a plastics industry activist who worked alongside her husband of 61 years, product designer Glenn Beall, passed away Nov. 22.

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SPE honors Patsy Beall


November 19, 2014 2:40 pm ET

The Society of Plastics Engineers inducted SPE activist Patsy Beall as an honorary member, at a dinner Nov. 15 in Gurnee, Ill.

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Category winners announced for SPE Automotive Innovation Awards


November 17, 2014 3:13 pm ET

DETROIT —The Society of Plastics Engineers' automotive division has announced the category winners for its 2014 Automotive Innovation Awards. SPE honored the winners at its 44th-annual Automotive Innovation Awards Gala Nov. 12.

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Mustang's 'active glove box' carries Ford to top SPE award


November 13, 2014 8:16 am ET

Ford Motor Co. has been named the winner of the Society of Plastics Engineers' 2014 Automotive Innovation Awards for its injection molded knee airbag/glove box system. The system, which appears in the 2015 Mustang, is an industry first, the company...

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Speaker: Blow molding demand for PP, HDPE should grow


November 6, 2014 9:32 am ET

U.S. blow molding demand for polypropylene and high density polyethylene should grow this year over the 2013 levels, Joel Morales, polyolefins director at IHS Chemical said at the SPE Blow Molding Conference.

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